Francois Martin – To headline IPEX’s ‘Print in Action’ conference programme

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Francois Martin will headline the next IPEX conference in Birmingham 31 October to 3 November 2017 (Source, IPEX)
UK • Taking place from 31 October to 3 November 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham, IPEX 2017 will be a showcase of innovation, technology and print in action, covering a range of applications including printing, software, digital, and finishing. Registration is open and IPEX is free to attend, visitors are advised to register early to…

Flint Group – Chooses Flexo Wash for its Global Innovation Centre

Lars Keldebäk chose Flexo Wash technology to for anilox cleaning at the new Global Innovation Centre (Source, Flint Group)
SWEDEN • The recently opened Global Innovation Centre (GIC) in Malmo, Sweden, is an initiative by Flint to provide an unrivalled test facility for the printing industry. Set up as an academic environment in which every day commercial practices can be trialled and analysed, it is home to a state-of-the-art water based research and development lab…

Caihua – Acquires new Comexi CI8 offset press

The Chinese printing firm, Caihua, has acquired its first CI8 offset press, that now joins a fleet of Comexi press machines (Source, Comexi)
SPAIN • The Chinese firm has just acquired a new Comexi CI8 offset press which joins a fleet of Comexi’s laminators and slitters at its headquarters in near Shanghai. Though this is Caihua’s first offset printing press, three years ago the company acquired three other Spainish-made Comexi machines as well.

Constantia Flexibles – Wins German Packaging Award 2017 for sustainability

Constantia Flexible’s film-based product CompresSeal won in the category Sustainability for 2017 (Source, Constantia)
AUSTRIA • Created by using a recently developed hot-embossing technology, the company’s new CompresSeal film won the prestigious award’s Sustainability 2017 prize. With a higher seal integrity than standard polyethylene, according to Constantia, it weighs up to 30% less, while still having the same thickness as standard packaging. Additionally, it ensures not only tighter packs, but…

Flexprint – Tom Callinan named president of as company continues expanding

Flexprint has named Tom Callinan as new president of the company (Source, Flexprint)
USA • Having previously served as president of Strategy Development, an industry consulting firm, Callinan has held numerous senior management and executive roles at Fortune 500 companies including CFO/VP of Operations for a $335 million document technology business and president of a $1.4 billion business unit with 1,100 sales professionals and 6,800 employees.

Dominion Packaging – Taking flexo printing to new speeds

The 55-inch, 10-color Tresu Innovator press equipped with rotec High Speed Sleeves and rotec Atlas Adapters provided by Flint Group (Source, Flint)
USA • To produce folding carton packaging for the tobacco, food and beverage markets, Dominion Packaging of Richmond, VA has chosen to develop new technology using a flexo press operation capable of replacing jobs that were previously printed on both gravure and offset presses.

ebeam Technologies – Global seminar series on electron beaming announced

Beginning in September and at the upcoming Label Expo 2017, ebeam will host alongside partners Uteco and INX Digital a series of seminars on electron beaming technology and its implications for printing, food safety and other topics (Source, G&K TechMedia)
SWITZERLAND • The developer and manufacturer of electron beam (ebeam or EB) solutions has announced the creation of a series of introductory electron beaming seminars to be held around the world beginning in September and going until December 2017. The seminars are open to anyone interested in learning about the business benefits of electron beaming technology,…